Banks

FinanceAsia Country Awards 2021 now open

As FinanceAsia celebrates its 25th anniversary, one of the best-known and most credible set of awards in Asia's financial services industry is open for submissions.
March 16, 2021

News at-a-glance: market wrap (Feb 17)

Investment banks on growth path for 2021; a record ESG bond in South Korea; healthcare start-up eyes expansion after funding, and more.
February 17, 2021

Hong Kong's virtual banks face real-world test

For these new lenders, making a splash with attractive rates was just the first step. The real challenge begins now as they confront a crowded marketplace and deal with complex issues such as risk management and data protection.
January 27, 2021

UOB reopens Singapore’s covered bond market

In the first such issue from Singapore since 2018, UOB has brought a covered bond that is not only the city-state’s largest ever, it is also its first with a negative yield.
December 02, 2020

Russia's VTB seizes China growth opportunities

Growing ties between Russian and Chinese companies have led to a need for new financing capabilities from banking partners. As the only Russian bank with a full banking license in China, VTB Bank is well-positioned to assist. FinanceAsia spoke with Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of VTB, about the bank’s plans for the future.